School of Education

PeCALE news and events

Research informed practices

Practical applications of thinking routines and strategies in teaching innovations

Date: 10 December, 2018 10am -2.30pm

Venue: Federation University, Gippsland Campus


This one-day symposium brings together educational research with practical guidance to allow participants to implement evidence-based teaching innovations that align with the Critical and Creative Thinking capabilities strand of the Victorian curriculum.

The symposium is aimed at school leaders and teachers who are interested to:

  • Learn about developing increasingly complex and sophisticated processes of thinking across the curriculum from local and European researchers
  • Understand how to apply evidence-based approaches to promote critical and creative thinking capabilities within your educational context
  • Be ready to apply and respond to  the Critical and Creative Thinking capabilities strand of the Victorian curriculum

View and download the Symposium handbook (pdf, 765kb)

View and download symposium slides:

Anna Fletcher (pdf, 1.25MB)
Di Harrison and Bronwyn Joyce (pdf, 1.29MB)
Hongming Ma (pdf, 498kb)
Bruce Schmidt and Chris Wines (pdf, 616kb)
Peter Sellings and Naomi Nelson (pdf, 1.45MB)

Anki Wennergren and Fredrik Thornberg (pdf, 289kb)

Regular PeCALE meetings

Online meetings for PeCALE researchers are scheduled regularly, every six weeks. Please contact the convenor, Dr Anna Fletcher if you are interested in attending.